AR, VR Presence Surges at Toy Fair

Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are being incorporated into an increasingly larger number of toys and other products targeted at kids, and that was made abundantly clear at the annual Toy Fair in New York City, Feb. 18-21. The incorporation of AR, VR and other ... More

TiVo, Comcast, Viacom Headline Smart Content Summit N.Y.

The state of TV Everywhere, the challenges of content identification and measurement, and the latest in the standards behind advertising workflows will be discussed Feb. 23 during the Smart Content Summit at the Microsoft Technology Center in New York. Media and entertainment ... More

Evolution Digital Taps Conax for eVUE-TV DRM

Evolution Digital, which offers integrated IP hybrid devices and IP video solutions, has inked a deal with content security firm Conax, to integrate Conax’s multi-DRM solution for Evolution Digital’s eVUE-TV platform. eVUE-TV offers tier two and tier three cable operators ... More

CTA: Experiences Matter More Than Tech for VR

Consumers who are already familiar with virtual reality are already in the fold with the technology, but it’s the experiences of VR — not the tech itself — that need to be the focus, if VR is to have a future. That’s according to a new report from the Consumer Technolo... More

RSA Round-Up: Dell CEO Emphasizes Security Importance; AI Hyped, Scrutinized

At the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco, Dell Technologies CEO Michael Dell made a surprise appearance Feb. 14, and made it clear to those attending: security is more important than ever to businesses in today’s digital world. That’s according to a report from CRN, w... More

TiVo CEO: Samsung Licensing Deal Provided a Lift in Q4

The wide-ranging intellectual property licensing deal that TiVo recently signed with Samsung Electronics gave TiVo a revenue boost in the fourth quarter (ended Dec. 31), according to the company. TiVo shares were up more than 12% at $21.40 in afternoon trading Feb. 16, after ... More

IBM Delivers Watson for Cybersecurity, Powering Cognitive Security Ops

IBM Security has announced the availability of Watson for Cyber Security, the industry's first augmented intelligence technology designed to power cognitive security operations centers (SOCs). Over the past year, Watson has been trained on the language of cybersecurity, inge... More

Verizon Enterprise: Data Breaches Becoming More Complex, Pervasive

Data breaches are becoming more complex and are no longer confined to just the IT department, but are now affecting every department within an organization. Each breach leaves a lingering, if not lasting imprint on an enterprise, finds the 2017 Data Breach Digest. As we found ... More

M&E Journal: Bringing VR To Hollywood

By Mario M. Kenyon, Francine Marchetti, Furious M - Virtual reality (VR), is the NEW big thing for narrative storytellers and production studios. For live action and animation, the process of creating quality VR starts with the story — which impacts almost every single part ... More

Google Cloud Exec: Many Companies Interested in Moving to the Cloud, But It’s Still Early Days

Alphabet is seeing a growing number of companies looking to shift to cloud storage of their data, but we’re still in the very early days of companies across all industries actually shifting to the cloud, according to Diane Greene, SVP of Google Cloud at Alphabet. A growing ... More

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